India elected as member of UN Statistical Commission for 4-year term
India has been elected to the UN Statistical Commission for a period of four-year. India won the election by securing 46 out of 53 votes.
India’s term will begin from January 01, 2024.
The UN Statistical Commission (UNSC) is the highest statistical body of the United Nations.
The commission has 24 member countries of the United Nations. The term of office of members is four years.
Member countries are elected by the United Nations Economic and Social Council on the basis of an equitable geographical distribution.
UNSC is the highest decision making body for international statistical activities and is responsible for setting of statistical standards and the development of concepts and methods, including their implementation at the national and international level, as per the UNSC website.